Although you are probably busy this holiday season as you finish buying gifts and preparing for holiday meals, knowing about the more practical side of the holidays is important, too. To make sure you won’t be short on cash this Christmas, you’ll need to know, are banks closed on Christmas Eve 2020?
Are Banks Closed on Christmas Eve 2020?
Because Christmas Eve is on a Thursday this year, banks will be open. However, remember that many banks close early for Christmas Eve. While some only close an hour or two early, many of them close as early as noon. You’ll need to contact your individual bank or credit union to determine their holiday hours if you want to do your banking in person before Christmas.
Are Banks Open on Christmas Day?
Even though Christmas falls on a weekday, Friday, banks like CIT bank, etc will NOT be open on Christmas day. You’ll be unable to conduct in-person transactions. However, if you are short on cash, you can always stop by the ATM and withdraw money that way. Likewise, you can pay any bills you need to online, though they make take a bit longer to process, thanks to the holiday.
Are Banks Open the Day After Christmas?
Most banks are open the day after Christmas. However, because Christmas falls on a Friday this year, banks will likely be open their regular Saturday hours the day after Christmas. That means you’ll have fewer hours to do your banking as most banks close sometime between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Saturdays. Call your specific bank to determine their hours.
The holiday season is a busy one, make sure that you plan ahead for your banking and bill paying needs so you don’t get caught by surprise when banks and credit unions are closed on Christmas Day and have shorter hours on Christmas Eve 2020.